This chapter discusses immune thrombocytopenia. Diagnosis is discussed as well as acute therapy. Patients who fail initial therapy are offered three choices of therapy: splenectomy, thrombopoietin agonists, and rituximab. Evans syndrome and ITP in pregnancy are also discussed.
KeywordsImmune thrombocytopenia Rituximab Eltrombopag Romiplostim Rituximab Pregnancy Evans syndrome
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